CPA Submits Comments to USTR in Support of Section 301 China Tariffs

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) submitted comments to Ambassador Katherine Tai in support of continuing the Section 301 China Tariffs. The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) requested comments for its four-year review of its actions regarding its Section 301 Investigation of China. CPA’s submission to USTR documents the benefits…

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It’s Productivism, Not Protectionism

Global Rebalancing Will Lead to Global Prosperity European leaders and the media are up in arms over recent U.S. policy decisions to support the reshoring of American industry. The export ban on advanced U.S. semiconductor equipment, the tax credits for renewable energy equipment made in the U.S., and especially the support for American-made electric vehicles…

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Duty-Free Steel Imports from Mexico Surge Beyond Agreed Upon Levels

Key Points Steel imports from Mexico have surged over the past several years. U.S. steel imports from Mexico have risen by 141% over historic levels, with some subcategories of imports tripling and quadrupling, despite a 2019 U.S.-Mexico agreement to maintain steel imports at past levels. The surge in steel imports in Mexican steel conduit, used…

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CPA Slams Ruling by USMCA Panel on Auto Content

USMCA Tribunal’s Final Ruling Will Benefit China Manufacturing WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today urged the Biden administration to reject, and refuse to honor, the final decision from the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) Panel that weakens USMCA’s automotive rules of origin. The regional content rules were a major change from NAFTA intended…

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Repealing China’s Most Favored Nation Status: A Guide

By Charles Benoit, CPA Trade Counsel In December, the U.S.-China Commission, a group created by Congress to advise on managing the bilateral relationship, formally recommended that China lose its Most-Favored Nation (MFN) tariff status. Referencing the decision to grant China permanent MFN status in 2001, Speaker McCarthy said in remarks on the House floor yesterday…

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CPA Applauds Hanwha Q CELLS $2.5 Billion Domestic Solar Manufacturing Expansion

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today applauded an announcement by Hanwha Q CELLS, a global leader in complete clean energy solutions, that it will invest more than $2.5 billion—the largest solar investment ever in the U.S.—to build a complete solar supply chain in the United States. The company’s commitment to the…

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CPA Applauds Creation of House Select Committee on China

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today released a statement after the U.S. House of Representatives voted in an overwhelming bipartisan fashion—365 to 65—to form the House Select Committee on China. The new committee will be chaired by Representative Mike Gallagher (R-WI). In December, Chairman Gallagher outlined his vision for the committee’s…

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